Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.

Around Harvard Square

Race, class, and hormones combine and combust when a Harvard freshman and his two friends attempt to join the staff of the Harpoon, the school’s iconic humor magazine.

The Girl with the Golden Shoes

A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.

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Upcoming Events

131 Different Things — Basilica, Hudson, NY

11/13/18

Nick Zinner, Zachary Lipez, and Stacy Wakefield present 131 Different Things at Basilica in Hudson. Full details TBA.

Adam Smyer — The Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, CA

11/15/18, 7:00pm

Adam Smyer presents Knucklehead at an InsideStorytime at the Octopus Literary Salon.

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